Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 388 calories
    • Calories 53 calories from fat
    • Fat 23 g
    • Sat Fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 100 mg
    • Sodium 670 mg
    • Protein 30 g
    • Carbohydrate 16 g
    • Sugar 6 g
    • Fiber 4 g

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 pork tenderloin (about 1 pound)
  2. Check 3/4teaspoon kosher salt
  3. Check 3/4teaspoon black pepper
  4. Check 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  5. Check 4 slices bacon
  6. Check 1tablespoon olive oil
  7. Check 2 small fennel bulbs, cut into eighths
  8. Check 8 dried apricots, cut in half

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400° F. Pat the pork dry with paper towels. Season with ½ teaspoon of the salt and ½ teaspoon of the pepper.
  2. Top the pork with the thyme and wrap it with the bacon.
  3. Heat the oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pork and fennel. Season with the remaining salt and pepper. Cook the pork for 2 minutes per side. Add the apricots.
  4. Transfer the skillet to oven and roast for 15 to 20 minutes. Let rest for 5 minutes. Slice the pork and serve with the fennel and apricots.